- Published: April 3, 2008
Lawrence W. “Larry” Berry of Springfield died Monday, March 24, in his residence. He was 73.
He was born March 5, 1935, in Springfield, the son of Howard Paul and Gertrude (Drennen) Berry. Mr. Berry was a member of the Liedertafel Club, the Order of the Moose and the Fraternal Order of Eagles for several years.
He was retired from Morris Bean and Company of Yellow Springs following 35 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Janet Ann (West) Berry; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda Berry and Eddie Hipp of South Carolina and Kim Berry and Lee Shaffer of Springfield; four grandchildren, five great grandchildren, one brother, Howard R. “Red” Berry; one sister, Emma Mae Berry Ferriman; three great aunts, several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews from both sides of the family.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 27, at the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home, with entombment following in Rose Hill Mausoleum.